MAN ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF UNLICENSED FIREARM

MAN ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF UNLICENSED FIREARM

 

A 30 year-old man was arrested along Kgosto Street in Katlehong for being in possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

According to Captain Mega Ndobe, spokesman of Katlehong South SAPS, the police were conducting stop and search operation on Saturday night when they stopped the suspect’s vehicle. During the search they seized a 9 mm pistol with one round of ammunition. “The investigation was conducted and it was also discovered that the suspect’s wife was also at the police station to report domestic violence against the suspect. The suspect was arrested and detained for unlawful possession of a firearm,” said Captain Ndobe.

The suspect appeared at Palm Ridge court on Monday.